Just about every old city has at least one—a neighborhood or street, previously neglected or fallen on hard times, that is undergoing an urban renewal. Trendy restaurants and bars start popping up, energy is high, and suddenly it’s the coolest part of town. We seek out these kind […]
This autumn we spent nearly a month in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Porto sits on the north bank of the Douro River, where the river empties out into the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal is historically a seafaring culture, so much of their food comes from the […]
One part of Spain that we really wanted to experience but had yet to visit was Galicia. The autonomous community of Galicia is in the northwest corner of the country along the Atlantic ocean. Galicia is part of “green” Spain, a name given to the north coast of […]
At the end of our summer in Prague we headed back to Valencia, this time to say Goodbye. We loved our time in Spain and can’t imagine we could have chosen a more beautiful city than Valencia. Our time there was never meant to be longterm, but a […]
I’m not going to write about goulash and pig’s knees! There is so much more to Prague’s restaurant scene. Get outside of the Old Town and you will find the restaurants of a younger generation of Czechs. We wouldn’t have thought of Prague as a foodie destination until we experienced it for ourselves. In Part 1 of our favorite restaurants in Prague, we share some unique dining experiences.
We’ve been very surprised by the proliferation of wine bars in Prague and the quality of Czech wines. Wine is becoming more popular recently in the Czech Republic and new winemakers have been busy experimenting with new styles and varietals. These are our favorite wine bars to taste and learn about these interesting wines from Moravia and Bohemia.
The Vltava river became magical as the sun went down. We had escaped the crowded streets and cruised along the river at a leisurely pace. We sipped on Czech wines and took in the historical sights along the riverbanks. A Wine Boat cruise was the ideal way to […]